Hillary has proven her ability to use the status she gets via marriage and her own hard work to help other women. She has highlighted domestic violence, sex trafficking, equal pay, equal rights, reproductive rights, and universal health care.
The hyper-masculinity that has taken over the Republican race for president clouds the conversations we need to be having on the campaign trail, on the debate stage, and on the Sunday-morning talk shows.
Haley's presentation last night was impeccable. She hit the right notes, powerfully showcasing her qualifications while connecting with the American public. She was confident, clear, and composed.
For most women, whose lives have not been perfect, Sec. Clinton's career path -- which has been marked by persistence and resilience in the face of extraordinary barriers -- is cause for celebration and inspiration.
We're heading into an election year where 34 states will elect a senator, 12 states will elect a governor, and we will all vote to elect a president. Those of us devoted to increasing gender parity in politics can't afford to sit on the sidelines.
Over the weekend, women in Saudi Arabia were able to vote for the first time, as well as participate in local elections as candidates. Yep, you read that right. Until Saturday, women in Saudi Arabia weren't able to run for elected office, let alone vote.
No American politician who has run for president has survived the media and voter hostility that Hillary Rodham Clinton has. She is clearly in a category all her own. But as voters, there are four Hillary groups Americans fall into -- lovers, haters, those who hate to love her and those who love to hate her.
We must look forward to the day when such photoshopped images removing men from political leadership do not reveal empty rooms, but instead depict engaging and inclusive spaces where policy affecting women and men alike can be proposed, debated and progressed.
It's time to stop filling the news with the lists and graphs of how slow the improvement is for women in our country and start by sharing solutions.
Shake it off is shorthand for her campaign strategy. In 2008, Hillary couldn't help herself from responding to Barack Obama's digs. Hillary allowed herself to get pulled into those jabs, but that's not going to happen again. She'll really shake that stuff off and stay on message.
Rebecca Sive is Academic Director of the Women in Public Leadership Executive Education Program, Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, where she has taught classes on women in politics. She was among Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson's inaugural appointees to the Illinois Human Rights Commission, on which she served for eight years.
Gaining the right to vote was one giant leap for womankind, but only one small step towards equality. Instead of a day of commemoration, I say we approach Women's Equality Day as a day of action to further our quest for true gender equality.
Women know about blood. We know about discharge. We know about babies, and many of us also love them, their little feet and hands and eyelashes.
"Old boys network" is a term used to describe the culture that allows political corruption to thrive. According to a study from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, this shorthand term does not accurately reflect the female gender.
Despite all her political might, Carly's polls numbers continue to lag: a 1 percent club that she doesn't want to be in. Why isn't' Carly trending better with GOP voters?
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard received a warm welcome when she returned to her homeland of Wales earlier this week. Visiting the Na...